Archive for October 2nd, 2017

UN leaders in Burma ‘tried to stop issue of Rohingya human rights abuse being raised’

UN leaders in Burma ‘tried to stop issue of Rohingya human rights abuse being raised’

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ leadership in Burma attempted to stop the issue of Rohingya human rights abuse being raised with the country’s government, according to [...]
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Trump accepts Duterte’s Asean summit invite after all

Trump accepts Duterte’s Asean summit invite after all

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump has backed away from a threat to skip a summit with South East Asian leaders in the Philippines later this year, with the White House saying it had [...]
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More than 60 Rohingya feared drowned as US steps up pressure on Burma

More than 60 Rohingya feared drowned as US steps up pressure on Burma

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 60 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar are believed to have drowned when their boat capsized, the latest victims in what the United Nations says is the [...]
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Rohingya Muslims say goodbye to their own after boat capsizes

Rohingya Muslims say goodbye to their own after boat capsizes

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Grieving Rohingya Muslim refugees buried 18 of their own, including children, on Friday, hours after they drowned off the Bangladesh coast where their boat capsized in heavy [...]
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Burma ministers deliver aid to trapped Rohingya village

Burma ministers deliver aid to trapped Rohingya village

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two senior Myanmar government officials have delivered aid to a remote Rohingya Muslim village, and guaranteed residents’ safety, after they were cut off and threatened [...]
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Vietnam fraud trial: Death penalty for ex-head of OceanBank

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

The former head of a major Vietnamese bank has been sentenced to death for his role in a fraud case involving millions of dollars of illegal loans. Nguyen Xuan Son, who [...]
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